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Shaddock Homes Featured in Modern Home Builder Magazine

Categories: Awards & Recognition, Shaddock Homes | Posted: April 14, 2014 | Comments Off on Shaddock Homes Featured in Modern Home Builder Magazine

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Shaddock Homes was recently featured in the national Modern Home Builder magazine! The article features in-depth interviews with CEO Peter Shaddock and Beth Shaddock Cesare, Peter Shaddock’s daughter and Director of Design and Marketing and showcases why Shaddock Homes builds the best homes in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The interview focused on how Peter Shaddock has grown the success of his company since 1966, including how he made the transition from purely custom homes to large-scale production homes in D/FW and also elaborates on how he continues to meet consumer’s needs and requests. If you are interested in reading the article, please visit or click here.

6 Useful Apps for Home Inspiration

Categories: Helpful Tips & Information, Shaddock Homes | Posted: April 9, 2014 | Comments Off on 6 Useful Apps for Home Inspiration

There are so many apps that are great for home inspiration that it can get overwhelming! Here are our pics for the top 6 useful apps for home inspiration and ideas.

Pinterest (Free)

Pinterest ButtonIf you are looking for inspiration, Pinterest should be your go-to app! Not only can you get ideas on home décor and design, but on any other category as well including food, fashion and DIY crafts! This app makes it easy to “Pin” something you like for later, saving it to your categorized boards. If you do not have an account, we urge you to try it out!

Houzz (Free)

Houzz ButtonWith over 200,000 high quality interior design images, Houzz is a one-top shope for inspiration! You have full access to photo libraries and can save images to your virtual idea books. The app also includes a directory of local professionals including designers, architects and contractors making it the perfect tool to use when building a new home!

ColorSmart by Behr (Free)

ColorSmart ButtonIf you are interested in painting a room in your house, but want to get an idea as to what it would look like, look no further than this app! With it, you are able to upload a photo of any room and the apply color to the walls.  The app can also create a color scheme for you based on the image you upload giving you ideas and suggestions you may not have considered before.

Home 3D ($6.99)

Screen Shot 2014-03-10 at 2.56.05 PMThis app allows you to visualize how your home will look! With it, you are able to move around floors and windows to match your space and set material on floors and walls. Being able to create a version of your home can make it easier to envision and you have the capability of emailing your floor plans once they have been created or saving them onto a Dropbox account.

Home Interior Layout Designer – Mark On Call ($2.99)

Mark on Call AppThis app is perfect for preventing measurement disasters! All you have to do is set a room’s square footage in the app and then enter the dimensions of what you want to fit in the space. You can simply drag it around the room to see where it fits best and you can even take pictures of finishes, fabrics and floorings and apply it to objects in the room. So the next time you are looking at purchasing a new sofa, this will be your go-to app!

Kids’ Rooms (Free)

Kids' Rooms ButtonLooking to decorate your child’s bedroom? Kids’ Rooms, created by Houzz, is the perfect app to get inspiration and ideas for kid-specific spaces! It categorizes room by age and includes baby, toddler, 4 – 10 and teens. It will even display specific items used and give you information on how to purchase them! This is the perfect app for redecorating those little ones’ spaces!

Shaddock Homes Named One of 2013 Dallas 100 Award Winners

Categories: Awards & Recognition, Shaddock Homes | Posted: March 17, 2014 | Comments Off on Shaddock Homes Named One of 2013 Dallas 100 Award Winners

Shaddock Homes recently received a great honor to be listed as one of SMU’s 2013 Dallas 100TM Entrepreneur Winners and this continued recognition illustrates the success that they have achieved.

Co-founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in 1990, the Dallas 100TM Awards is an annual event that identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area. To qualify for the Dallas 100TM, Shaddock Homes met a number of criteria that included being an independent, privately held corporation, proprietorship or partnership (not subsidiaries or divisions of a parent company), obtaining at least 3 years history and not be a non-profit organization, being headquartered in the Dallas Metroplex area, having sales of more than $500,000, but less than $75 million in fiscal year 2010, holding a three-year sales history and having a credit report and character satisfactory to the Dallas 100TM.

All award winners are chosen on increased growth in sales, giving weight to percentage of growth and absolute dollar growth in the three years preceding the event.

Since 2008, Shaddock Home has been recognized as one of Dallas’ best home builders in the metroplex and has consistently grown to service more communities in some of the most desired locations and highly regarded school districts that include Allen, Celina, Frisco, Murphy and Parker. Revenues have increased 59.8 percent from $34.3 million in 2009 to $57.3 million in 2012.

Shaddock Homes continues to take pride in the philosophy to “build homes that we want to live in ourselves” and their attention to detail and ability to understand their homeowners’ needs allows them to create functional, open floor plans that include space for everyone individually, as well as integrated family living areas. Shaddock Homes has had the honor to build in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex for over 45 years.

Shaddock Companies Awarded Baylor’s Large Family Business of the Year 2013 Award

Categories: Awards & Recognition, Shaddock Homes | Posted: March 10, 2014 | Comments Off on Shaddock Companies Awarded Baylor’s Large Family Business of the Year 2013 Award

Baylor University’s Institute of Family Business honored the 2013 Texas Family Business of the Year award winners that included Bill and Peter Shaddock at an awards banquet held at Baylor University’s Bill Daniel Student Center at the end of last year.

The Institute of Family Business celebrated 2013 as the 24th annual Texas Family Business of the Year awards selection. The award program recognized outstanding firms from across the state of Texas whose families demonstrated a commitment to each other and the business continuity, and who are also responsive to the needs of their employees, communities and industries.

The Shaddock Companies were recognized for 2013’s Large Family Business of the Year award!

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